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TDP MLC Ashok Babu Arrested:- Employee leader Paruchuri Ashok Babu played a crucial role during the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh and he fought against the separation of AP and Telangana. He later joined TDP and is the MLC for the party. The CID officials of Andhra Pradesh arrested Ashok Babu last night from his residence at 11:30 PM. Ashok Babu attended a wedding and reached his residence in the hight after which he was taken into custody. Ashok Babu has been facing allegations of producing fake graduation certificates during the time of his government job. A complaint has been filed by Madala Gopi with the Lokayukta sometime ago.
After conducting the basic investigation, the case has been referred to the CID after which the CID officials took Ashok Babu into custody. He will be produced in the court today. Cases have been filed as per IPL 477A, 465 and 420 on January 25th. As a part of the investigation, Ashok Babu was arrested. TDP officials and leaders slammed the AP government for the midnight arrests on their leaders. TDP Chief Chandrababu Naidu questioned about arresting Ashok Babu in the midnight. Ashok Babu has been fighting for the rights of government officials because of which he was taken into custody, told Nara Lokesh. TDP leaders said that they would fight against the government and will support Ashok Babu.
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